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Today's Sports

  • Mid-South Conference basketball

    Women’s standings
    Campbellsville    15-1    23-3
    Lindsey Wilson    12-4    21-6
    Shawnee State    11-5    20-8
    Rio Grande    9-7    18-10
    Cumberlands    9-7    15-13
    Pikeville    8-9    18-10
    St. Catharine    6-10    11-17
    Georgetown    6-10    10-17

  • Upcoming basketball games

    Thursday, Feb. 24
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Lindsey Wilson at Campbellsville  (6:00).
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Lindsey Wilson at Campbellsville  (8:00).
    Friday, Feb. 25
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County vs. Marion County in 20th District Tournament championship at Marion County (7:00).
    Saturday, Feb. 26
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Taylor County vs. Marion County in 20th District Tournament championship at Marion County (7:00).

  • Parsons' 31 years of solid...

    Taylor County will honor someone on Friday night between the girls’ and boys’ basketball twinbill with LaRue County who has been involved in Cardinal athletics longer than anyone else — some 44 years.
    David Parsons is TCHS’ inductee into this year’s Fifth Region Athletic Directors’ Hall of Fame.
    Parsons played basketball and baseball for Taylor County High School from 1966-1969 before attending Campbellsville University, receiving his degree in physical education and history.

  • CU men best Rio, lose to Tech

    Seniors are supposed to stand out and they did on Thursday night for coach Keith Adkins’ Campbellsville University Tigers in their 74-62 home victory over Rio Grande on Feb. 3.
    The Tigers led by only one (37-36) at the intermission when Adrian Whelan was fouled on a three-pointer at the horn. However, Campbellsville broke away from a 46-44 second-half deficit with a 16-2 run started by Reggie Smith’s three-pointer and sparked by JaVaughn Espritt’s 11 points.

  • Lady Tigers knock off West...

     Ginger Colvin’s Campbellsville University Lady Tigers downed visiting West Virginia Tech 94-75 and, with Shawnee State’s loss at Virginia-Wise, moved two games ahead in the Mid-South Conference race.
    The Lady Tigers, who moved to No. 3 in this week’s NAIA Division 1 ratings, used the strong play of seniors Whitney Ballinger (28 points, seven rebounds, nine assists, three steals and two blocked shots) and Courtney Danis (18 points) and junior Courtney Clifton (15 points) to improve to 19-3 overall and 12-1 vs. Mid-South foes.

  • Cards bounce back from Marion...

    Taylor County lost a hard-fought 45-43 decision to Marion County on Monday before claiming a 57-46 encounter with Washington County on Tuesday.
    The Cardinals led by 11 (23-12) in the first half and still held a 29-19 advantage on Chase Seaborne’s hoop early in the third quarter.
    However, the Knights scored 11 straight points to take their first lead and then used a Carlos Litsey lane basket at 2.0 to move to 5-1 vs. district foes.
    Tevin Webster (12) and Caleb Wigginton (10) scored in double figures for TCHS and Seaborne had nine.

  • Lady Eagles lose at home to...

    Campbellsville High School’s Lady Eagles dropped a 56-37 home game to Metcalfe County on Saturday and lost at Green County on Monday.
    Brittany Vaughn had 13 points, Tiffany Slone 10 and Heather Watson nine vs. Metcalfe County as the Lady Eagles fell behind 23-5 at the first-quarter stop.
    The third quarter was the huge bugaboo on Monday as Green County won that frame 31-9. Slone had 14 vs. the Lady Dragons.
    The CHS girls’ squad (5-17) visits Bethlehem on Friday.

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  • Lady Cards get 14th, 15th wins...

    The Lady Cardinals of Taylor County notched wins 14 and 15 around a district loss to Marion County.
    The Lady Cardinals bested Boyle County 69-40 on the road Saturday as Mercedes Cox had 18 points and 16 rebounds and Rachel Riggs scored 12. Marsha Kessler totaled nine for TCHS and Elizabeth Thomas and Hope Wigginton eight apiece.
    Taylor County could manage only five field goals, one n the first half, in a 71-33 Monday home loss to the Lady Knights.
    Cox paced the Lady Cards with 12 while Wigginton added eight.

  • CHS upsets North in double OT

    Jordan Percell scored 33 points and Matthew Davis 22, but it took two extra periods for Campbellsville to knock off defending Fifth Region champion North Hardin 74-71 on Tuesday night in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.
    Davis had nine first-quarter points to keep the game close and CHS up 17-16 at the horn while Percell had 13 of his 17 first-half points in the second frame as the Eagles led 38-33 at the intermission.
    CHS led by six on Davis’ trey with a minute left in the third, but North Hardin took late leads of 59-57 and 61-59 on put-backs.

  • Graves officially takes control...

    Eric Graves was officially hired as Taylor County High School’s ninth head football coach at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting.
    “It feels like coming home,” Graves said on Tuesday about his move from Adair County to Taylor County.
    “I still live here and my wife (Tammi) teaches here,” said the former Campbellsville University assistant who started working under legendary coach Ron Finley in 1988.